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U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association President and Chief Executive Officer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Aug. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Luis J. Diaz, Esq, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association (USHAA), will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Dias will be joined by USHAA board members and senior executives from leading Hispanic 500 and Fortune 500 companies presented with an USHAA "Bravo Award" for best diversity practices at the "Turning Adversity Into Opportunities: U.S. Fortune 500 Meets Hispanic 500" program to be held earlier in the day.

The second biannual Bravo Awards recognize the acute challenges faced by the business community through the ongoing recession while applauding firms that, despite these hardships, commit themselves to best practices in workplace and supplier diversity, cultural competence in provisioning goods and services, minority leadership, good business practices, philanthropy and member feedback. 2010 nominees include ADP, Accenture, Alcatel-Lucent, All Action, Argent Associates, Inc., Capital One, Creative Associates Worldwide Inc., Cuellar LLC, Cummins, Gibbons, P.C. IBM, KPMG, Kaiser Permanente, Micro Tech, Monsanto, Prudential, State Farm, Wells Fargo, and previous winners have included Abbott Laboratories, Coca-Cola, and State Farm.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   

Contacts:

Luz Cardenas Virilli

(215) 520-8850

luz@cgcimpact.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

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Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association:

USHAA's mission is to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in government and corporate America is raised to a level commensurate with their economic contributions. It also helps local organizations advocating on pending legislation, legal issues and business matters to impact the lives Hispanics living and working in this country. For information about USHAA, please visit http://www.ushaa.com.

About NASDAQ OMX:

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